The Royal Danish Embassy

Commercial Officer

The Royal Danish Embassy
Salary provided
Posted on 16 Oct 2020

Commercial Officer

The Royal Danish Embassy

Job Highlights

  • Competitive Package
  • Potential Bonus
  • 80% health care insurance

Job Description

The Trade Department at the Royal Danish Embassy, Bangkok is seeking to fill a vacant position as Commercial Officer in the Commercial Section of the Embassy. Our team consists of the Commercial Counsellor heading the department, two Senior Commercial Officers, a Commercial Officer and a Commercial Assistant and one Danish trainee. Our main purpose is to provide professional advice and assistance to Danish companies in their business activities in Thailand and Cambodia. The position is initial for two years starting 1st of April 2021. Towards the end of 2022. It will be decided if the position will be extended further.
For more information about the Trade section at the Royal Danish Embassy, see http://thailand.um.dk/en/the-trade-council/tradecouncil-in-thailand/
We assist small as well as larger Danish companies, some new to the region, some already well established. We charge for our services to the Danish companies and an important KPI of the position is reaching a yearly activity target. Core sectors are healthcare, food and food processing as well as energy, environment and water. We also offer services in the field of design/fashion.

The new Commercial Officer will primarily work with market research, business partner search, liaison with commercial and official/government partners plus rules and regulations regarding foreigners’ business/company set-up. The focus will be the business opportunities in Thailand. A large degree of flexibility regarding tasks will be expected in the position. Furthermore, specialised experience and network in sectors like food and food processing or health would be an asset. It is important that the Officer should have a genuine interest in customer relations, sales and proactive networking, while also having the understanding of working in a political environment. It will also be beneficial if the Officer has knowledge of the Cambodian language, the business environment in Cambodia, Danish companies, Danish language and Danish business culture, but these are not requirements. Required skills are as follows:

  • A relevant university degree from Thailand or abroad
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the commercial field, for example from foreign companies in Thailand or abroad
  • Experience from a multicultural environment
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills is a MUST
  • Verbal and written Thai language skills
  • Business-mindedness and ability to act as a consultant
  • A distinct independence and sense of responsibility in the work approach
  • Outgoing and service-minded approach

The Embassy is offering a competitive package, reflecting the candidate’s level of experience, performance expectations and qualifications. This will consist of a base salary, potential bonus, 80% health care insurance and other benefits. Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, are invited to send a cover letter (max. 1 page) and a CV with a picture to the Trade Department of the Embassy, att. Nongluk Thongchai,   by 13th of November 2020.

In case of any questions regarding the position, please do not hesitate to call Commercial Counsellor Nils Robenhagen within normal work hours at 096 873 4893.

Additional Information

Career Level
Middle
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Job Type
Contract, Full Time

Additional Company Information

Industry
Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Performance bonus, Travel allowance